Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

29-2037 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians*

* This occupation has the same title, but not necessarily the same content, as the 2010 SOC occupation

This OES occupation is a combination of data collected for the 2010 SOC occupations 29-2034 Radiologic Technologists, 29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists and the 2000 SOC occupation 29-2034 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
220,540 0.9 % $27.29 $56,760 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.96 $21.59 $26.50 $32.31 $37.39
Annual Wage (2) $37,360 $44,910 $55,120 $67,210 $77,760


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 131,400 2.53 $27.33 $56,840
Offices of Physicians 47,100 2.01 $26.45 $55,020
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 18,730 8.16 $28.41 $59,100
Outpatient Care Centers 7,160 1.17 $27.23 $56,630
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,520 0.22 $28.08 $58,410

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 18,730 8.16 $28.41 $59,100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 131,400 2.53 $27.33 $56,840
Offices of Physicians 47,100 2.01 $26.45 $55,020
Outpatient Care Centers 7,160 1.17 $27.23 $56,630
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 2,150 0.98 $29.78 $61,950

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 290 0.05 $31.79 $66,120
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,440 0.09 $31.55 $65,620
Management of Companies and Enterprises 290 0.02 $30.25 $62,920
Insurance Carriers (8) (8) $29.89 $62,160
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 740 0.07 $29.82 $62,030


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 17,170 1.22 0.71 $33.00 $68,650
Texas 15,450 1.50 0.87 $25.96 $54,010
Florida 14,650 2.05 1.19 $25.27 $52,570
New York 13,310 1.58 0.92 $30.70 $63,860
Pennsylvania 10,500 1.89 1.10 $25.90 $53,870




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 1,910 2.73 1.59 $21.31 $44,330
Rhode Island 1,100 2.44 1.42 $30.84 $64,150
South Dakota 930 2.36 1.37 $22.42 $46,620
Kentucky 4,020 2.32 1.35 $22.91 $47,640
Tennessee 5,800 2.23 1.30 $23.53 $48,930




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 6,590 2.09 1.21 $38.77 $80,630
California 17,170 1.22 0.71 $33.00 $68,650
Maryland 4,630 1.87 1.09 $32.66 $67,930
Hawaii 740 1.28 0.74 $32.17 $66,910
Alaska 450 1.43 0.83 $32.00 $66,550





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 6,650 1.31 0.76 $32.86 $68,350
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,260 1.47 0.85 $29.14 $60,610
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,460 1.17 0.68 $29.55 $61,460
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,830 2.29 1.33 $44.15 $91,840
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 3,780 2.08 1.21 $28.76 $59,820
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,660 1.43 0.83 $26.68 $55,500
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 3,270 1.92 1.12 $29.55 $61,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,190 1.43 0.83 $25.42 $52,880
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,960 1.45 0.84 $28.36 $58,980
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,780 1.62 0.94 $28.65 $59,590